Climate at a Glance

National Rankings

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, September 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1976
1-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1986
Ties: 1938, 1982, 2001, 2019
Aug–Sep 1976
2-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1977
Jul–Sep 1976
3-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1915
Jun–Sep 1976
4-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1915
May–Sep 1976
5-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1915
Ties: 1913
Apr–Sep 1976
6-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1915
Ties: 2002
Mar–Sep 1976
7-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1966 1956
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1973
Feb–Sep 1976
8-Month
19.64"
(498.86mm)
20.88"
(530.35mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan–Sep 1976
9-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
23.20"
(589.28mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1975–Sep 1976
10-Month
23.51"
(597.15mm)
25.54"
(648.72mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 1975–Sep 1976
11-Month
25.79"
(655.07mm)
27.77"
(705.36mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Oct 1975–Sep 1976
12-Month
28.09"
(713.49mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1966 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Apr 1975–Sep 1976
18-Month
45.81"
(1,163.57mm)
46.20"
(1,173.48mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Oct 1974–Sep 1976
24-Month
61.04"
(1,550.42mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Oct 1973–Sep 1976
36-Month
93.68"
(2,379.47mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Oct 1972–Sep 1976
48-Month
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1974 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Oct 1971–Sep 1976
60-Month
159.67"
(4,055.62mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
10.01"
(254.26mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1974 1956
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/